INDIAN AIR FORCE X & Y GROUP RECRUITMENT 2018

INDIAN AIR FORCE INVITES ONLINE APPLICATIONS FROM UNMARRIED MALE (INDIAN/NEPALEES) CANDIDATES FOR SELECTION TEST FOR INTAKE 01/2019 ON 10 & 11 MARCH 2018 TO JOIN AS AIRMEN IN GROUP “X” TRADES (EXCEPT EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR TRADE) AND GROUP “Y” TRADES {EXCEPT AUTOMOBILE TECHNICIAN, GROUND TRAINING INSTRUCTOR, INDIAN AIR FORCE (POLICE), INDIAN AIR FORCE (SECURITY) AND MUSICIAN TRADES}

AIR FORCE X & Y GROUP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

 Air Force x & y Group Date of Birth-

 (a) Candidate born between 13 January 1998 and 02 January 2002 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply.

(b) In case, a candidate clears all the stages of the Selection Procedure, then the upper age limit as on date of enrollment is 21 years.

Educational Qualification-

(a) Group „X‟ (Except Education Instructor Trade).

  • Passed Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

OR

  • Passed Three years Diploma Course in Engineering in any stream.The candidate should have completed the course from a Government recognized Polytechnic institute with 50% marks in aggregate and 50 % marks in English in diploma or in Intermedidate/Marticulation, if English is not subject in Diploma Course.

(b) Group „Y‟ {Except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician} Trades. Passed Intermediate / 10+2 / Equivalent Examination in any stream/subjects approved by Central / State Education Boards with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

(c) Group „Y‟ Medical Assistant Trade Only. Passed 10+2/Intermediate/ equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% marks in English.

Note–1: Candidate eligible for Group X examination are also eligible for Group Y and would be given an option of appearing in both group X and Group Y exam in one sitting while filling up the online registration form.

Note – 2: Diploma holders are eligible to appear for Group X trades only.

Note – 3: Education Boards listed in Council of Boards for School Education (COBSE) website as members, as on date of registration will only be permitted.

Air Force X & Y Group Selection Procedure

Phase – I

  • Online Test {For both Group ‘ X’ Trades (except Education Instructor Trade)} & Group Y’ {except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF(P), IAF(S) and Musician Trades}.
  • Eligible candidates will be sent Provisional Admit Cards for phase – I of testing on their respective e-mail IDs during the month of February 2018 (which they will download & take colour printout & will carry the same to the examination centre on the day of online test as indicated on their respective Admit Cards) to appear in the Selection Test at the examination centres allotted to them.
  • This provisional admit card can also be downloaded by the candidate under candidates login on CASB web portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in. All candidates in possession of provisional admit card will undertake Online Test as per their respective Group applied for, at Centres designated/allotted as per their admit card. Online test will be objective type and questions will be bilingual (English & Hindi) except for English paper.
  • Online test for candidates opting for both Group X&Y shall be conducted in one sitting, on the same system. Candidates are to bring one blue/black pen and original valid ID proof along with them for Phase – I testing.
  • A demonstration video on the conduct of online test is uploaded on the CASB web portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in. Details of the Test are as follows: –

(a) Group ‘X’ Trades.Duration of the Online test will be 60 minutes and will comprise of English, Physics and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus.

(b) Group ‘Y’ {Except Automobile Technician, GTI, IAF (P), IAF(S) and Musician} Trades.Duration of the Online test will be 45 minutes and will comprise of English as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA).

(c) Both Group ‘X&Y’ Trades. Duration of the Online test will be 85 minutes and will comprise of English, Physics, and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning & General Awareness (RAGA).

NOTE-CANDIDATES ARE TO QUALIFY IN EACH PAPER SEPARATELY IN THEIR RESPECTIVE GROUPS.

  • The result of Phase – I will be uploaded on www.airmenselection.cdac.in within 15 days from the date of online exams.

Phase – II

  • Soon after the declaration of the result of phase – I test, all candidates selected for Phase II will be sent a new admit card on their registered e-mail ID for phase – II test at an Airmen Selection Centre. This admit card for phase – II exam can also be downloaded online under candidate’s login on CASB web portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in .
  • Candidates have to report at the stipulated date and time for phase – II at the designated Airmen Selection Centre along with following documents:-
  • Colour print out of Admit Card for phase – II.
  • Colour Print out of duly filled application form downloaded on completion of online registration.
  • HB Pencil, Eraser, Sharpener, Glue stick, Stapler and Black/Blue Ball Point Pen for writing.
  • Ten copies of un-attested recent (which was used for the online application registration) passport size colour photograph.
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of Matriculation Passing Certificate (required for verification of Candidate’s Name, Father’s Name and his Date of Birth).
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of Matriculation Marks Sheet (only applicable for three years Diploma Course holders when English is not a subject in Diploma Course).
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of Intermediate/10+2/ Equivalent Examination Passing Certificate and Marks Sheet. OR Original and four self-attested photocopies of Three years Diploma Course Passing Certificate and Marks Sheets of all semesters.
  • Certificate for SOAFP (Son of Air Force Personnel), certificate for sons of serving/retired/ deceased Air Force civilian employees paid out of defence estimates are to be downloaded as the case may be, from the download section of CASB web portal and brought along while reporting for phase –II of the examination.
  • For Candidates discharged from Indian Army/Indian Navy/Any other Government Organisation. Original and four Self-attested photocopies of Discharge Certificate (as issued from Indian Army/Indian Navy/Government Organisation).
  • NOC in original and 4 self-attested photocopies from the employer for candidates presently serving in any government organization (if applicable).
  • Original and four self-attested photocopies of NCC ‘A’, ‘B’ or ‘C’ certificate (if applicable).

Note: Candidates discharged from Indian Air Force for any reason are not eligible to appear in the Selection Test.

Physical Fitness Test (PFT)-

Candidates who pass Online Test and are shortlisted as per merit which will be displayed on the CASB Web Portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in on a stipulated date will be called at designated Airmen Selection Centre for Physical Fitness Test (PFT) which would consist of 1.6 Km run to be completed within 06 minutes and 30 seconds. Candidates will also have to complete 10 push-ups, 10 sit-ups and 20 squats within the stipulated time to qualify in the Physical Fitness Test.

Note:Candidates are advised to bring their sports shoes and shorts/Track pants.

Adaptability Test-1 (For both Group ‘ X’ & Group ‘Y’ Trades) All candidates who pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT) will have to undertake Adaptability Test-1 (objective type written test) which is to assess suitability of a candidate for employment in the IAF which involves deployment in varied geographic terrain, weather and operational conditions.

Adaptability Test-2 (For both Group ‘ X’ & Group ‘Y’ Trades). All candidates who pass Adaptability Test -1 will have to undertake Adaptability Test-2 as per policy in vogue. Adaptability Test-2 is to select candidates who can adapt to the environment of Indian Air Force and are able to adjust to the military way of life.

Note:Candidates qualifying for both Group X and Group Y will be allotted the group according to their merit as well as preference given by the candidate at the time of filling up of online application. However, President, CASB reserves the right to allocate Group to a candidate as per vacancies available.

Phase – III

Medical Examination. Candidates who qualify Adaptability Test-2 will be issued with medical appointment letter at respective ASCs. It can also be downloaded under candidates login on CASB web portal www.airmenselection.cdac.in for their medical examination at designated Medical Board Centre (MBC) on specified date.

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HOW TO APPLY AIR FORCE X & Y GROUP FORM

Online registration for the Selection Test will be available from 15 DECEMBER 2017 on www.airmenselection.cdac.in and will close on 12 JANUARY 2018. Detailed instructions on how to register/fill-up application form are available on the website. Candidates are to strictly follow the given instructions.

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES

  • Application will be filled ONLINE by the candidates and detailed instructions to fill up the same are available at www.airmenselection.cdac.in and the same would also be available on www.careerindianairforce.cdac.in .
  • This examination is valid for one intake/entry only.
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION will commence on 15 DECEMBER 2017 and will close on 12 JANUARY 2018. Only ONLINE REGISTERED applications shall be accepted.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED DURING FORM FILLING

Following Certificates are to be uploaded as the case may be:-

  • Class 10/matriculation passing certificate.
  • Intermediate/10+2 or equivalent marksheet/marksheets (if applying on the basis of 12th/ intermediate or equivalent educational qualifications).
  • 3 Yrs Engineering Diploma Final Year Marksheet (if applying on the basis of 3 Yrs Engineering Diploma from a Govt. recognised polytechnic in prescribed stream.
  • Passport size colour photograph of size 10 KB to 50 KB (front portrait in light background without head gear except for Sikhs) recent (taken not before November 2017). The photograph is to be taken with candidate holding a black slate in front of his chest with his Name and Date of Photograph taken, clearly written on it with white chalk in capital letters.
  • Candidate’s left hand thumb impression image (Size 10 KB to 50 KB).
  • Candidate’s signature image (Size 10 KB to 50 KB).
  • Candidate’s parents (Father/Mother/Guardian) signature image (if candidate is below 18 years on the date of filling the online application.
  • The marksheet indicating marks in English subject (if applying on the basis of 3 Yrs Engineering Diploma qualification) in diploma or 12th/10th if English is not a subject in diploma.

Examination Fee : Examination fee of Rs.250/-is to be paid by the candidate while registering for the online examination. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards/ Credit Cards/Internet Banking through payment gateway. The examination fee can also be paid by Challan payment at any Axis Bank Branch.

  • Candidate must have his valid E-mail ID and Mobile No. for successful online registration.
  • Candidate should preferably have his Aadhaar Card Number handy.
  • Candidates are to reach at the examination Centre with colour print out of provisional admit card. Candidates are liable to be debarred from appearing in the online test in case anomalies / irregulari-ties/ incorrect information are observed during initial verification at the examination venue or at any subsequent stage of selection process.
  • The candidate has to carry a valid ID proof whenever he reports for the selection test (Phase I & II) and medical test.

Click here for detailed notification

Eligible candidates to log on to www.airmenselection.cdac.in or www.careerindianairforce.cdac.in for online registration and guidelines for filling up the form online between 15 December 17 to 12 January 2018.

 

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